Steam Stories November 7

Google Stadia launches in just a couple of weeks and the service is set to be the first of a few game streaming options. Now, some unearthed code is suggesting that Steam is working on its own game streaming service to compete with Stadia.

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Steam Stories May 18, 2018

I love gaming on my PC, but after sitting at my desk all day working, I often want to take my gaming over to the couch. Not long ago, Valve announced that it would be bringing its “Steam Link” service to mobile devices, and today, the beta app has arrived in Google Play.

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Steam Stories May 9, 2018

Steam Link and Steam Video apps coming soon to Android

Steam announced today that it will be rolling out its Steam Link and Steam Video apps on Android soon.

Steam Stories December 15, 2017

YouTube VR has officially arrived for Steam, but it apparently has some early problems

YouTube is one of the best places to find content, and that includes virtual reality media. 360-degree content is all over Google’s platform, and now, those with VR headsets connected to PCs will be able to access that properly.

Steam Stories April 18, 2016

Developer gets full Counter-Strike 1.6 game running on Android

We often read of programmers finding ways to get their favorite old game titles running on modern devices. Whether it be playing Mario on an Android Wear watch, or building emulators to run other classic games, it’s been done. The most recent attempt involves Counter-Strike 1.6; a graphically demanding multiplayer.

Steam Stories June 24, 2015

Steam 2.0.7 introduces a complete Material Design makeover

Better late than never – PC gamers will be happy to know that Android version 2.0.7 of the popular Steam social network and game distribution store brings with it a complete redesign of the app to follow Google’s Material Design guidelines.

As always, you won’t be doing any gaming from this app as Steam doesn’t sell mobile games and won’t stream desktop games to mobile devices, but you can do just about everything else; purchase games, message friends, access the Steam Guard authenticator, and more. We’ll keep you posted if we notice any other major changes.

For reference, here’s a taste of what the app looked like prior to this update:

If you’ve had any doubts about how far Android has come since 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, let these two (horrifying) screenshots serve as a reminder.

The update hasn’t propagated across Google Play yet, but if you head over to APK Mirror you can download it now (click here).

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